Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics
1995, Volume 57, Series B, Pt. 1, pp. 103--111
OPTIMALITY OF AN ANALOGUE OF BASU'S ESTIMATOR UNDER A DOUBLE SAMPLING DESIGNS
N. K. UNNIKRISHNAN and S. KUNTE, University of Poona
SUMMARY. Basu's estimator, proposed as an estimator for the population total of a survey population is studied from a double sampling perspective. Various optimality properties are investigated.
AMS (1985) subject classification. 62D05, 62C50.
Key words and phrases. Admissibility, stepwise Bayes procedure, double sampling, superpopulation model , uniform admissibility.
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